Category: Business

Loan Delinquency Remains A Major Challenge Confronting Credit Unions

The Board Chairman of the Agona District Worker’s Co-operative Credit Union (ADWCCU), Mr. Wisdom Yaw Badjessah has said delay in payment of loans contracted by members of Credit Unions remains one of the major challenges facing the Unions, as it adversely affect their smooth operations. He made this revelation at […]

TAGG Laments: Political Parties’ Manifestos Did Not Address Trading Issues

The leadership of the Traders Advocacy Group-Ghana (TAGG) has called on government to, as a matter of urgency put before Parliament a Legislative Instrument (L.I) that will regulate the renting of stores or shops at its highest levels to prevent property owners from extorting monies from traders. According to the […]

Axcon Energy starts solar power plant construction at Appolonia City

Axcon Energy Limited has kicked off construction of Appolonia City’s first solar power plant, which will bring 5MW of renewable energy to homeowners and businesses within Greater Accra’s new city. The solar plant, located in Appolonia Industrial Park, provides additional capacity to Appolonia City’s dedicated power substation. “The new solar […]

Trade Practitioners Call For Expedited Processes To Safely Ease Restrictions On Land Borders

Trade practitioners are calling for expedited processes by government towards the safe easing of restrictions on land borders in order to facilitate trade across the country’s borders. Speaking on the Eye on Port program on the Impact of the Reopening of the Airport to passengers on Land and Sea Trade, […]

Customs Assures Trading Public Of Intense Education On AfCFTA Trade Protocols

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has responded to the call by the trading public for increased sensitization on the protocols regarding the new African Continental Free Trade Area, which is intended to begin full implementation in January 2021. The African Continental Free Trade Area is intended to […]

Customs Reveals Arrangement To Liberalize Over 90% Of Tariffs During AfCFTA Implementation

A Chief Revenue Officer of the Customs Technical Services Bureau, Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Fechin Akoto has disclosed that African Customs are working towards eliminating substantial amount of tariffs upon commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area. “7% of the tariff lines fall under sensitive products. […]

President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For The Construction Of Elmina Fishing Port And Landing Site Project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 20th August 2020, cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the Elmina Fishing Port and Landing site Project. According to President Akufo-Addo, when the Elmina Fishing Port Project is completed, it will provide a big boost for […]